Dow SCO Isolation of Energy Sources

Course Information

Dow SCO Isolation of Energy Sources is a specific contractor orientation course for energy source isolation at the Dow Chemical St. Charles Operations facility in Hahnville, LA.


1) Students must have a currently valid ARSC card (BOP/BOPR) prior to taking this course.

2) Students must register for this course the same time as for course 08SCOSSB or course 08SCOSSR and must successfully complete one of these courses before taking this course.

3) After course 08SCOIES is successfully completed, the Student MUST take course 08SCOSU and successfully complete, IF not shown on the Dow Badge or ARSC card to have been taken previously. Course 08SCOSU is required to be taken and successfully completed ONCE (50 year expiration).

4) If any of the required courses (08SCOSSB/R, 08SCOIES, 08SCOSU) are NOT successfully completed, NONE of the course codes shall be printed on the safety council card.


Recommended For

All construction and contracted maintenance and services personnel who will be working at this site.


Course Content

This course includes discussion of the following topics:

  • Master Red Tag System (LOTO)
  • Safety System Impairment Tag



  • Computer training

    $15 Member / $15 Non-Member

  • Classroom instruction

    Not available for classroom instruction.


Course Details

Course Code: 08SCOIES
Course Length (approx.): 10 Minutes plus Test
Course Expiration: 1 Year from Class Date
Passing Score Required: 80% – if a test question is missed, it is reviewed but not asked again
Retakes Allowed: Yes – 5 retakes allowed and must pay for each retake; if a Student fails and would like a retake beyond what is allowed, the Contractor Company must contact Dow, who will notify KCUC whether or not a retake is granted.
Language: English
Reader Assistance Allowed: No – unless an exception is given by Dow
ID Requirements: Students must present a valid (not expired) U.S. State or Federal ID with photo and separate Social Security card if the SSN is not on the ID – No Exceptions.
Handouts: No
Course Exceptions: Any exception must be requested by the Contractor Company, not the Student, and is subject to approval by Dow.


Valid ARSC Card (BOP/BOPR): Yes
Social Security Verification (SSV): Yes
Background Screen: Yes – should have been completed prior to taking course 08SCOSSB or course 08SCOSSR.
Medical Services: No


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